> wiki   Explore:images videos games  

Frank Thornton

KidzSearch Safe Wikipedia for Kids.
Jump to: navigation, search

Frank Thornton (Frank Thornton Ball; 15 January 1921 – 16 March 2013) was an English actor. He is best known for his roles as Captain Peacock in Are You Being Served? and in its sequel Grace & Favour (Are You Being Served Again), and as Truly in Last of the Summer Wine.

Thornton was born on 15 January 1921 in Dulwich, London, England. He studied at Alleyn's School and at the London School of Dramatic Art. Thornton was married to Beryl Jane Margaret Evans from 1945 until his death in 2013. They had a daughter, Jane Thornton. He died on 16 March 2013 in his home in Barnes, London, England from natural causes, aged 92.[1]


Other websites